ORA-15183 and ORA-600[KFKLOADBYNUM03] WHEN CREATING A 10GR2 DATABASE IN 11.2 ASM (Doc ID 1102756.1)

Last updated on MAY 28, 2010

Applies to:

Oracle Database Configuration Assistant - Version: 10.2.0.4 to 10.2.0.5 - Release: 10.2 to 10.2
Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.2.0.1.0 and later    [Release: 11.2 and later]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Creation of a 10.2.0.4 database instance fails with ORA-15183 (ASMLIB
initialization error [driver/agent not installed]) and
ORA-600[kfkLoadByNum03], when using 11.2 ASM for its storage.

alert_orcl31.log:
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
...
Starting up ORACLE RDBMS Version: 10.2.0.4.0.
...
Fri Apr 16 10:58:06 2010
CREATE DATABASE "orcl3"
...
Fri Apr 16 10:58:09 2010
Errors in file /3rd_party/oracle/admin/orcl3/bdump/orcl31_rbal_1958.trc:
ORA-15183: ASMLIB initialization error [driver/agent not installed]
Fri Apr 16 10:58:09 2010
Errors in file /3rd_party/oracle/admin/orcl3/bdump/orcl31_rbal_1958.trc:
ORA-15183: ASMLIB initialization error
[/opt/oracle/extapi/64/asm/orcl/1/libasm.so]
ORA-15183: ASMLIB initialization error [driver/agent not installed]
Fri Apr 16 10:58:09 2010
Errors in file /3rd_party/oracle/admin/orcl3/bdump/orcl31_psp0_1903.trc:
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [kfkLoadByNum03], [0x06000C4B0],
[], [], [], [], [], []
...

Additional details:
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* All disk groups' compatible attributes (compatible.asm and compatible.rdbms) set to 10.1
* ASMLIB is loaded and runnning. '/sbin/oracleasm listdisks' and
'oracleasm-discover' show all disks.

Cause

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